JOHN EARLY & KATE BERLANT
JOHN EARLY is a comedian who recently created and starred in his own episode of Netflix’s The Characters. You can see him in the TBS comedy Search Party, The Disaster Artist opposite Sharon Stone and a mini series for Vimeo with frequent collaborator Kate Berlant.
His previous credits include Neighbors 2, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Love, Animals, Broad City, High Maintenance, Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, 30 Rock, and the indie features Fort Tilden (SXSW Grand Jury Prize) and Other People (2016 Sundance opening night film). He was a writer on season 4 of truTV’s Billy on the Street.
Early is an Artist in Residence and Comedy Curator at Ars Nova in New York, where he hosts the monthly variety show Showgasm. He performs a live sketch show Hey™ with Kate Berlant, co-hosts a weekly stand up show at Cake Shop,a full length solo show Literally Me, and has been a part numerous comedy festivals including Just For Laughs, South by Southwest, Riot LA, Treasure Island Music Festival, Festival Supreme, Bonnaroo, Pemberton, and Outside Lands. He was named one of Time Out New York’s Top Ten Comedians of 2015.
KATE BERLANT is an LA based writer/performer who has performed across the US in festivals such as the New York Comedy Festival, Festival Supreme, Treasure Island, Sasquatch, and Moontower. In the television space, Kate was featured on an episode of Netflix Presents: The Characters. She will next be seen in HBO’S HIGH MAINTENANCE. She can recently be seen on Amazon’s TRANSPARENT and in James Franco and Seth Rogen’s feature, THE DISASTER ARTIST.
She is in the HBO animated series ANIMALS, and she stars in her own THE CHARACTERS special for Netflix.
Kate’s digital series, 555, which she co-created and stars in with John Early, recently premiered on Vimeo. Her performances have been commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and she has been described by The New York Times as a ""magnetic improvisational comic"" at the forefront of experimental comedy. She has been named by Time Out New York as one of New York City's ""Top Three Comics to Watch"" as well as one of Comedy Central's ""Comics to Watch"", and articles about her have been featured in The Fader, Esquire, Playboy, Rookie Magazine, and the Huffington Post.